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1 Abdullah, Achmed. (with) Pakenham, T. Compton. THE HONOURABLE GENTLEMAN AND OTHERS.
NY PUTNAM. 1919 First Edition. Cloth Dust Jacket Included 
Close to fine in gold colored cloth covers, lacking the rare dj. (Only the lightest degree of shelfwear to covers) 
Price: 45.00 USD
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2 Adams, Dan. Bad for Each Other.
Santa Monica Waverly Books 2015 1517514517 / 9781517514518 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Fine with no dust jacket 
A trade-size paperback original. Fine in pictorial printed wrappers. The story opens in New Orleans. The year is 1976. Two young people, Danny and Raye, meet in a bar called Storyville. Drawn by passion spurred by urgency they fall in love. From the outset trouble intervenes forcing them to flee. Along the way they exchange vows and come to realize just who they are. The promise of a new life an ocean apart sets the tone for what follows. Faced with an unforgiving past they make their own rules and avoid looking back. By the author of "Tales From a Century Before," a memoir of coming of age in the 1960s and the adventure of a lifetime. ; 5 1/2" X 8 1/2"; 169 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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3 Babcock, Dwight V. THE GORGEOUS GHOUL.
KNOPF. NY 1941 1941 1st Edition Hardcover Dust Jacket Included 
First Edition. A near fine copy in a Vg.+ to Nf. dj. (Traces of offsetting to endpapers & pastedowns. Very shallow chipping at spine ends. Spine on dj. is mildly age toned) Black Mask writer's SECOND novel. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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4 Bezzerides, A. I. TOUGH GUY. (Formerly Titled: "Long Haul." )
New York Lion Books 1953 1st Paperbqack edition; 1st. paperback edition Paperback. Very Good with no dust jacket 
First Lion edition, and first printing under this title. A very good copy in pictorial printed wrappers. (Mild spine lean. Light shelf wear to cover & spine) Basis for the film titled "They Drive By Night." 
Price: 45.00 USD
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5 Bezzerides, A.I. And, Richards, Sylvia. CANNIBALS.
1982 First Edition. 
Unproduced SCRIPT. SIGNED by A.I. Bezzerides on the title page. About fine in red card covers, in bradbound mechanically reproduced sheets. Bezzerides is best known for his novels "Long Haul" and "Thieves' Market." Both made into memorable films.  
Price: 250.00 USD
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6 Biggers, Earl Derr. THE SECOND FLOOR MYSTERY. (Based on the Novel "The Agony Column.")
NY GROSSET & DUNLAP. 1930 First Edition. Hardcover Dust Jacket Included 
Photoplay Edition. Near fine in a Vg.+ dj. designed by renowned illustrator Mach Tey. (Head of spine on cloth discolored. Clear tape repairs at edges of spine & front cover. Shallow chipping at spine ends. "The" missing in title. 1 1/2"-inch tear & small chip at base of front cover of dj.) Illustrated with photos from the film starring Loretta Young & Grant Withers in text. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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7 Binet, Luarent. (Text) Taylor, Sam. (Trans. ) Hhhh.
New York Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2012 0374169918 / 9780374169916 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good 
First American edition. Fine in fine dust jacket. Well reviewed. ; 8vo 6" - 8 1/2" tall; 327 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 Black, Benjamin. (A. K. A. John Banville) A DEATH IN SUMMER.
London Mantle. 2011 0330509098 / 9780330509091 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Fine in fine dust jacket. Fourth Quirke Dublin mystery. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 311 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9 Black, Benjamin. (A. K. A. John Banville) The Black Eyed Blonde.
London MANTLE. 2014 1447236688 / 9781447236689 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Fine in fine dust jacket. A Philip Marlowe novel. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 290 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10 Block, Lawrence. AFTER THE FIRST DEATH.
NY MACMILLAN. 1969 First Edition; First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
SIGNED by Lawrence Block on the title page. Near fine in a near fine DJ. (Light shelf wear at bottom edge of boards. Short tear in at edge of spine on front panel of DJ. Previous owner's raised stamp at base of half-title page. ) 
Price: 200.00 USD
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11 Block, Lawrence. THE SINS OF THE FATHERS.
NY DELL. 1976 First Edition. 
A paperback original. INSCRIBED by Lawrence Block to two different individuals with some sly comments. Fine in pictorial printed wrappers. THIRD Matt Scudder. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12 Bourdain, Anthony. The Bobby Gold Stories. a Novel.
New York Bloomsbury Publishing 2003 1-58234-233-4 / 9781582342337 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First American edition. Fine in fine DJ. With red satin marker ribbon. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 185 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 Burke, James Lee. LAY DOWN MY SWORD AND SHIELD.
NY CROWELL. 1971 0690487037 / 9780690487039 First Edition Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Warmly INSCRIBED by James Lee Burke on title page. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. (Chip at crest of spine on DJ. And smaller wedge-shaped chip at upper corner of front panel. Couple half-inch tears in DJ. ) Author's THIRD book. (B); 266 pages 
Price: 850.00 USD
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14 Burke, James Lee. Wayfaring Stranger.
New York Simon and Schuster. 2014 1476710791 / 9781476710792 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
SIGNED by James Lee Burke on title page. Fine in dust jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 437 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 Cain, James M. The Cocktail Waitress.
London Titan Books/Hard Case Crime. 2012 1781160325 / 9781781160329 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Fine in fine dust jacket. (270pp. ) Stephen King blurb on jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 270 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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16 Cain, James M. & MacDonald, Ross. (Contributors) JEALOUS WOMAN.
NY: AVON. 1950 1950 First Edition. 
A trade-size paperback original. Fine in stapled pictorial printed wrappers. Rare this nice. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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17 Cain, Paul. (Text) Faust, Irvin. (Afterword) FAST ONE.
CARBONDALE SOUTHERN ILLINOIS. 1978 First Edition. 
First New Edition (after the original first printing by Doubleday in 1933) Fine in a close to fine priceclipped dj. (Couple of short edge nicks & traces of light shelfwear to dj.) 
Price: 100.00 USD
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18 Chandler, Raymond. The LONG GOODBYE.
Boston Houghton, Mifflin and Company. 1954 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
First American edition. Near fine in blue and green cloth in a fine supplied facsimile dust jacket.. Despite lacking the original Jacket, an attractively solid copy of this Edgar award winning high spot. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 316 pages 
Price: 350.00 USD
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19 Chandler, Raymond. (Letters) MacShane, Frank. (Ed.) SELECTED LETTERS OF RAYMOND CHANDLER.
NY COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS. 1981 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Near fine in plain blue printed wrappers. (Couple page tips creased in text. Hint of mild wear at edges) 
Price: 100.00 USD
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20 Christie, Agatha. CROOKED HOUSE.
LONDON COLLINS. 1949 First Edition. 
Very good+ in a Vg.+ dj. (Traces of foxing at edges. Several short tears & touches of shelf wear to edges of dj.) A quite presentable copy. 
Price: 275.00 USD
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